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August 28, 2014

Berkowitz Oliver Partner Christina DiGirolamo Wahl on Legal Points to Remember in Launching Your Business

In an article for Think Big Partners, Christina DiGirolamo Wahl addresses the rules and regulations faced by entrepreneurs in launching a business. Click here to view the article

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July 21, 2014

Berkowitz Oliver Partner named to NextGen Leaders: Shazzie Naseem

Shazzie Naseem was recently named to the Kansas City Business Journal’s 2014 Class of Next Generation Leaders.  Learn more about Shazzie and his practice by visiting the “people” section of our website or go to the link below. Read Article Here

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March 6, 2014

Berkowitz Oliver Attorneys Recognized

Eight Berkowitz Oliver attorneys were recognized in 2013 by Super Lawyers as “Super Lawyers” in Missouri and Kansas, including Stephen Bledsoe, Christina DiGirolamo Wahl, Nicholas DiVita, James Eisenbrandt, Jeff Morris, David Oliver, Thomas Schult and John Shaw.  Nick Kurt and Shazzie Naseem were designated as a “Rising Stars.”  For more information about our attorneys, please visit the “people” section of our website or go to .

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February 21, 2014

Berkowitz Oliver Obtains Complete Summary Judgment for Ford

On February 21, Judge Wimes in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri granted Ford summary judgment as to all five of the plaintiff’s employment-related claims under the Employment and Reemployment Rights of Members of the Uniformed Services Act and state law. Click here to veiw the Order

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February 20, 2014

Berkowitz Oliver Obtains Preliminary Injunction For H&R Block

On February 19, Judge Phillips in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri granted a preliminary injunction over former tax preparers who were violating their restrictive covenants, including noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements, by competing with H&R Block in and around Denver, Colorado.  The Order enjoins the former tax preparers from numerous activities, including violating the terms of their agreements with H&R Block, preparing income tax returns within a 50-mile radius of numerous locations in the Denver …

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January 28, 2014

Berkowitz Oliver win breach of written and implied warranty case

In the week of January 20, 2014, Laura Brooks and John Kemp successfully defended a major automobile manufacturer in a breach of written and implied warranty case.  Plaintiff alleged that her car’s touch screen and cell phone syncing features were defective when the she purchased the vehicle and that the defendant was unable to repair the alleged defect in a reasonable number of attempts.  Mr. Kemp and Ms. Brooks put on expert testimony to refute these allegations. The Clay County …

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January 15, 2014

Berkowitz Oliver Attorneys Publish Missouri and Kansas Sections in 50-State Surveys

As in years past, attorneys Tom Schult, Sharon Stallbaumer, and Ken Duvall have published both the Kansas portion of the Product Liability Desk Reference: A Fifty-State Compendium and the Missouri portion of the Business Torts: A Fifty-State Guide, published by Wolters Kluwer. Click here to find the Product Liability Desk Reference. Click here to find the Business Torts Guide.

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January 4, 2014

Patrick Saunders Paintings Hanging at Berkowitz Oliver

Patrick Saunders has 25 paintings hanging at the offices of Berkowitz Oliver. It’s a fantastic space, and the work looks great on the walls. The show will be hanging until March. Read Full Article

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